Press Releases

Baltimore City to Resume Residential Street Sweeping on July 13   Residents Urged to Follow the ‘No-Parking’ Signs, Move Vehicles

Baltimore City DPW and DOT have announced the official restart of residential street sweeping. Starting on July 13, 2022, DPW will resume its Mechanical Street Sweeping Operations. To prepare for the return of mechanical street sweeping, residents and visitors are asked to follow the “No Parking Signs” which provide information about area parking restrictions on street sweeping days, Monday through Friday.

Independence Day: DPW Offices, Sanitation Yards Closed, Monday July 4th

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell reminds residents that Independence Day, Monday, July 4, 2022, is a City holiday. DPW offices and sanitation yards will be CLOSED.

Weekly trash and recycling collections are NOT impacted by the Independence Day closure. Monday is not a scheduled curbside trash or recycling collection day.

Baltimore City Department of Public Works Releases 2021 Water Quality Report

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell today announced that DPW has published its 2021 Water Quality Report. The report shows that the water DPW provides to residential and commercial customers continues to meet or exceed regulatory standards.

DPW Launches New Quality Assurance Survey for Water Bill Concerns

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW), Customer Service and Support Division launched its new Quality Assurance Survey. The survey's launch will provide the Department with direct feedback from City residents regarding their water billing customer service requests experience. 

Juneteenth: DPW Offices, Sanitation Yards Closed Monday June 20

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell reminds residents that Juneteenth will be observed on, Monday, June 20, 2022, and is a City holiday. DPW offices and sanitation yards will be CLOSEDWeekly trash and recycling collections are NOT impacted by the Juneteenth closure. Monday is not a scheduled curbside trash or recycling collection day.

DPW Establishes Environmental Regulatory Compliance Section

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell announced the creation of DPW’s Environmental Regulatory Compliance Section. To lead the new section, Director Mitchell selected Andrea Buie-Branam, who brings 35 years of regulatory compliance experience working for the Maryland Department of Environment (MDE) and the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA). 

DPW Presents Lowest Water/Sewer/Stormwater Rates Proposal to Board of Estimates in Decades

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) has asked the Board of Estimates (BOE) for a public hearing on June 15, 2022, to consider a 3-year rate proposal. DPW is proposing a 3.0% increase for Water, 3.5% increase for Sewer, and 3.0% for Stormwater service. The requested rate adjustment represents a 67% reduction from previous water rate increases.

Memorial Day: DPW Offices, Sanitation Yards Closed Monday, May 30

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell reminds residents that Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2022, is a City holiday.  DPW offices and sanitation yards will be CLOSED.

BI-WEEKLY RECYCLING UPDATE

BI-WEEKLY RECYCLING UPDATE
DPW’s Temporary Shift to Bi-Weekly Recycling Brings
Stability to Solid Waste Operations

Solid Waste Crews Are Completing 100 Percent of Routes

BIG TRUCK DAY Still Equals BIG FUN for the Family!

IT’s HAPPENING: Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This year’s BIG TRUCK DAY is a special one! The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) is partnering with the Public Works Experience to make Big Truck Day a part of a multi-regional celebration to honor Public Works Week!

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